Gone are the days when cricketers from India and all over the globe used to wait for on-field interactions and engaging meets at events with fans. The emergence and importance of social media have bridged the gap between sporting celebrities and their fans. Today, you are just one tap away from looking at the bright and funny side of your favourite celebrities. If your favourite sportsperson is active on social media, you are sure to get your dose of excitement via pictures, videos, and reels made by them. Today we look at the cricketers who are quite popular for their engaging reels on social media.
Here we go!!
Shikhar Dhawan: The prolific Indian batsman has a healthy following of over 11.5 million on Instagram. He is one of the most active cricketers on the medium of social media. His reels are mostly made around his son Zoraver. He also puts up reels where she is seen shaking his legs with his friends and teammates. Also, the funny banter videos that Shikhar puts up are hilarious. His very recent reel was during Diwali earlier this week, when King Virat Kohli’s magnificent single-handed knock propelled Team India’s victory in the T20 World Cup 2022, against Pakistan. Shikhar celebrated the victory of Team India with a very cute dance. The reel got trending during Diwali.
This one with his son Zora got highly viewed.
Yuzhvendra Chahal: This ace Indian leg-spin bowler is extremely active on social media. He has a solid backing of over 8 million followers on social media. His TikTok challenges are really engaging and funny. He is one cricketer who is extremely comfortable before the camera. His dance movements, goofing away with colleagues from his team, and innocent yet charming persona that is visible in reels make him one of the most widely followed cricketers in today’s time!! Above all, his reels with wifey Dhanashree Verma is all about romance, humour and fun.
The reel of Jos Butler and Chahal, choreographed by Dhanashree, wherein the two danced to Balle Ni Balle was cute and hilarious.
This one from Chahal and Dhanashree is really cute!!
David Warner: The Australian opener and prolific batsman is a complete family man, and balances it out very well with his cricketing commitments and family. The ease at which he balances his life is visible on social media. A man with a flair for dance, and with the capability of mimicking any particular dance/dialogue from films, Warner does it all in style on social media. The cricketer enjoys as much as over 9 million followers on social media. Most of his videos focus on his cute kids, and family. He has swayed to the toughest of moves, starting from the Bahubali steps, to actors Rajinikanth, Shah Rukh Khan, Varun Dhawan etc.
Check out how Warner sways in Varun Dhawan style to Naach Punjaban with his cute daughters.
This was one moment when Warner wanted to be Allu Arjun from RRR fame.
Chris Gayle: The well-built Jamaican all-rounder and West Indies cricketer is a very colourful person, on and off the field. He is very active on social media. The man has over 2 million followers on social media. e takes his liking for the game of cricket, for music, dancing etc very seriously in his reels. The reels he has taken from the beautiful locales of the Windies add to the excitement of the netizens all over.
His reel made when the UniverseBoss was gulping on to the biggest burger he has ever seen, trended as soon as it was put.
His video reel as he rapped along with his friend on the Emiway Bantai song ‘Samajh Main Aaya Kya?’ secured him huge hits. And Gayle rapped to the song in his own charming style!!
Ravindra Jadeja: This ace all-rounder from Team India loves pranking his teammates. He indulges in cute and funny banters with his colleagues that result in funny situations. The man with over 4 million followers is a person with all action. His style and class can be seen on his social media profile. His fitness acumen is what is the highlight of most of his reels. His sparkling finesse at the gym is engaging in his reels.
Check this razor-sharp fitness routine of Ravindra Jadeja that trended big time when it was put up.
The Rajput boy is into his elements here as he exhibits his amazing talent for sword-fighting.
Rohit Sharma: He is again a complete family man who puts up reels with his family often. He also engages in fun challenges in his reels which are worth watching and appreciating. A total team man, Rohit Sharma is also seen indulging in various reels made by Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzhvendra Chahal, Mohammad Sami and many others. Rohit who has a huge following of over 25 million enjoys the platform of social media as though he is the ‘king’.
Here is one reel where he is seen exhibiting his love with wifey Ritika Sajdeh.
His exercise routine at the gym is a big hit with his fans. The reels trend big time. Take a look at this one.
Virendra Sehwag: The swashbuckling ex-cricketer is today retired, but keeps himself very much occupied with the game of cricket. His ‘Virugiri’ on social media is very popular. His videos and reels get watched by one and all. He is a confident talker and narrates poems and dialogues in his own ‘Viru’ style that charms his fans. Sehwag has over 7 million followers on social media. His Virugiri videos analyze games, important phases of a match and players too.
His instareel on ‘Kya Aap Muje Samajte Ho’ was an instant hit.
His instareel on Hulk was engaging and scary too.
Hardik Pandya: This ever-active cricketer from Team India is again colourful, and popular. He has over 23 million followers on social media. His videos with wife and kid, his fitness-perfect clips, his charming style, make for great viewing in his reels.
Check this reel of Hardik Pandya to know how sincere the man is towards a goal that he has set for himself.
When the man is well-dressed, rapping or swaying to glory, his reels come out the best!! Take a look here.
Virat Kohli: The biggest cricketer at this time in Team India, recently made Indians proud as he brought home victory single-handedly in the match against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup 2022. With a whopping 219 million following on social media, Virat Kohli is the ‘King’ on this platform too.
His reels at the gym sells like hot cake. Take a look at this one.
Check this reel of Kohli and Hardik Pandya for some swag!! The reel trended big time.
Wow!! These are a few of the cricketers who have managed to keep their fans on social media on their toes!!
Of course, you can come with your list too!!